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# india - Saturday 9 November, 2019

India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling
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India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling

Nov 9th 2019, 7:19 AM 12,769 Views 20 Comments

Hindu movs destroyed the 460-year-old mosque in 1992.

# india - Monday 4 November, 2019

New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning
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New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning

Nov 4th 2019, 10:35 PM 12,069 Views 24 Comments

India’s capital city is blanketed in a poisonous smog every winter.

# india - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury prostrates himself in apology over 1919 British massacre in India
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Archbishop of Canterbury prostrates himself in apology over 1919 British massacre in India

Sep 11th 2019, 7:38 AM 38,251 Views 67 Comments

British troops fired on thousands of unarmed men, women and children in Amritsar on 13 April 1919.

# india - Saturday 7 September, 2019

India's space agency says it lost contact with spacecraft minutes before planned moon landing
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India's space agency says it lost contact with spacecraft minutes before planned moon landing

Sep 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 20,283 Views 54 Comments

The country aimed to be the first to land in the Southern Polar region.

# india - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
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Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

Aug 11th 2019, 6:28 PM 17,514 Views 19 Comments

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

# india - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region?
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Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region?

Aug 7th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,017 Views 18 Comments

Once a territory of the British empire, Jammu and Kashmir chose to join India over Pakistan in 1947.

# india - Monday 5 August, 2019

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree
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'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

Aug 5th 2019, 8:48 AM 43,518 Views 31 Comments

The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.

# india - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up
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# Ahem

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up

Jul 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 3,928 Views 1 Comment

Prithvi Shaw will be banned from cricket until mid-November, his suspension having been backdated to March.

# india - Monday 29 July, 2019

Conservation efforts pay off as India's tiger population increases by almost a third
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Conservation efforts pay off as India's tiger population increases by almost a third

Jul 29th 2019, 9:54 PM 12,454 Views 16 Comments

Some 26,000 camera traps took almost 350,000 images across known tiger habitats.

# india - Monday 22 July, 2019

India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission
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India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:59 AM 12,214 Views 49 Comments

A fuel leak forced the temporary cancellation of the launch of the Chandrayaan-2.

# india - Saturday 22 June, 2019

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India
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# Bihar

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 17,729 Views 5 Comments

Over 113 chidlren have died so far.

# india - Friday 21 June, 2019

44 people killed after bus plunges into gorge in northern India
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44 people killed after bus plunges into gorge in northern India

Jun 21st 2019, 7:25 AM 10,597 Views 3 Comments

The accident happened in the state of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

# india - Monday 17 June, 2019

Body of drowned Indian magician found after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong
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Body of drowned Indian magician found after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

Updated Jun 17th 2019, 7:38 PM 43,334 Views 28 Comments

The performer had said he wanted to use the stunt to revive interest in magic.

# india - Thursday 13 June, 2019

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit
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At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

Jun 13th 2019, 9:37 AM 29,032 Views 13 Comments

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

# india - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl
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Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Jun 10th 2019, 10:20 PM 34,304 Views 0 Comments

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# india - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'
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# Controversial

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'

Jun 6th 2019, 6:42 PM 8,513 Views 9 Comments

Former world champion boxer Amir Khan has defended his decision to fight in Saudi Arabia despite concerns over human rights in the country.

# india - Saturday 25 May, 2019

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India
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At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

May 25th 2019, 7:24 AM 6,111 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

# india - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Modi claims election victory, vows 'inclusive' future for India
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Modi claims election victory, vows 'inclusive' future for India

Updated May 23rd 2019, 2:30 PM 12,320 Views 12 Comments

The preliminary count predicts a commanding majority in the lower house for the BJP.

# india - Friday 3 May, 2019

Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India
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Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India

May 3rd 2019, 9:08 AM 19,316 Views 11 Comments

Forecasters say the area could see gusts of up to 200 kilometres per hour.

# india - Friday 19 April, 2019

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election
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Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Apr 19th 2019, 5:38 PM 22,733 Views 47 Comments

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

# india - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India
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Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India

Apr 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,980 Views 44 Comments

Ireland is home to 45,000 people from India.

# india - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway
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Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway

Apr 11th 2019, 7:23 AM 5,267 Views 8 Comments

Opinion polls put 68-year-old incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi as favourite.

# india - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India
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The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India

Apr 10th 2019, 7:38 AM 14,416 Views 34 Comments

Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.

# india - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China
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US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Mar 5th 2019, 7:44 AM 13,474 Views 18 Comments

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

# india - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke
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Daily Show host Trevor Noah apologises for 'ignorant and racist' Bollywood war joke

Mar 3rd 2019, 3:36 PM 35,826 Views 22 Comments

Noah was speaking about the tensions between India and Pakistan.

# india - Friday 1 March, 2019

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'
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Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'

Mar 1st 2019, 10:15 PM 16,137 Views 24 Comments

Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.

# india - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'
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Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

Feb 28th 2019, 12:35 PM 10,641 Views 10 Comments

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

# india - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
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Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

Feb 27th 2019, 4:14 PM 14,471 Views 28 Comments

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured
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Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured

Feb 27th 2019, 7:15 AM 24,171 Views 28 Comments

One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.

# india - Monday 11 February, 2019

At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India
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At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India

Feb 11th 2019, 9:07 AM 16,858 Views 14 Comments

Police suspect methanol had been added to the alcohol.

# india - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples
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Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

Jan 16th 2019, 7:23 PM 10,679 Views 17 Comments

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

# india - Saturday 12 January, 2019

In Delhi, the government plans a new home for stray cows and elderly citizens
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In Delhi, the government plans a new home for stray cows and elderly citizens

Jan 12th 2019, 6:00 PM 12,800 Views 18 Comments

A 2012 livestock census found there were more than five million stray cows across India.

# india - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Eleven dead and 93 hospitalised after eating 'toxic' rice at Indian temple
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Eleven dead and 93 hospitalised after eating 'toxic' rice at Indian temple

Dec 15th 2018, 10:25 AM 27,288 Views 8 Comments

The rice had likely been contaminated with a toxic substance, officials said.

# india - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Leopard kills Buddhist monk meditating in Indian forest
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Leopard kills Buddhist monk meditating in Indian forest

Dec 13th 2018, 9:57 AM 19,979 Views 28 Comments

Two other meditating monks with him at the time escaped unscathed.

# india - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Calls to leave body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe on island
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Calls to leave body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe on island

Nov 27th 2018, 9:33 AM 133,422 Views 126 Comments

John Chau was killed in a hail of arrows almost two weeks ago as he went ashore on North Sentinel Island.

# india - Monday 26 November, 2018

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion
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# Champion Of The World

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion

Nov 26th 2018, 9:21 PM 17,180 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old received a civic reception in Dublin on Monday after securing gold in India over the weekend.

# india - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death
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Who are the North Sentinelese? The story behind the remote island at the centre of an American's death

Nov 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,819 Views 45 Comments

The remote Indian island has a fascinating history.

# india - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe
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Indian police struggle to get body of American killed by arrow-shooting tribe

Nov 22nd 2018, 9:33 AM 49,402 Views 78 Comments

John Chau (26) was apparently shot and killed by arrows, but the cause of death can’t be confirmed yet.

# india - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

US tourist killed by arrow-shooting Indian tribe
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US tourist killed by arrow-shooting Indian tribe

Nov 21st 2018, 9:53 AM 60,171 Views 98 Comments

John Chau (27) took a boat ride to North Sentinel Island where the indigenous people live cut off from the outside world.

# india - Friday 16 November, 2018

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'
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# Winless

Ireland well-beaten once again as World T20 proves a 'very tough learning curve'

Nov 16th 2018, 12:52 PM 1,892 Views 3 Comments

‘You can see the foundations are there for us if we were a professional side,’ Isobel Joyce said after a third loss to India.